A very large single cell thunderstorm with strong updrafts
A discharge of electricity from a cload to the ground or another cload.
The sound caused by heating air rapidly explanding.
A small area in a hurricane that is mostly calm in the center
A huge rotating storm with wind speeds exceeding 75 mph that is formed in the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific
Notifications issued when severe weather is found in a location.
A wind storm whose clouds move into a funnel due to cold and warm fronts.
A huge rotating storm with wind speeds exceeding 75 mph that is formed in the Northwest Pacific.
A radar system that measures hpw the weather condition is.
A tool used to measure wind speed.
Fluffy, white clouds usually with flat bottoms
Ice Pellets formed in cumulombus cloads that fall to the Earth when heavy enough.
The lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere where weather accures.
Lightning is a few _____________ Thick
When water rushes onto land from heavy rain in a short amount of time it causes _____ ______.
Hurricanes,cyclones, and typhoons form over the ________
When a cloud can't hold any more water vaper without making water droplets.
A hurricane that forms over the Indian Ocean
The particles are packed together
measures the speed of the wind
blanket of air
A large body of air that has about the same tempature without
measures air pressure
the average of weather conditions in a area over a long period of time
when precipitation is there for a period of time
a metoroligist predicts what weathers gonna be like near the future
2 diffrent air masses or tempatures meet
earths warning due to gases in the atmosphere that trap heat near earths surface
studies the weather
sound caused by lightining
rain,hail,snow,sleet and ice
division of the year marked by changes in weather
a rotating colum of air that streches from a thunderstorm cloud to the ground
how hot or cold the air is
a device that mesures the tempature
a condition of the atmosphere at any time in a particular location
region of high pressure
a liquad of water that falls from the clouds to the ground
OCCURS DURING A STORM
STORM WITH STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN
WINTERSTORM WITH WINDS THAT ARE AT LEAST 35 MPH AND BLOWING SNOW
This type of storm is very violent with a whirling funnel of air moving across the land
What is the name given to a tornado that occurs at sea?
During a thunderstorm you see this first
Lightning is a huge spark of?
You should never shelter under one of these in a lightning storm.
Floods can be caused by very heavy_ _ _ _
Hail is when pellets of ice fall from the _ _ _ _ _ _
The name given to the vehicle used to clear snow is a snow _ _ _ _ _ _
A period when no rain falls is called a _ _ _ _ _ _ _
The climate is the regular pattern of _ _ _ _ _ _ _ in an area
A tsunami is a giant _ _ _ _ caused by an earthquake or tonado
How hot or cold it is
Rain __________ the earth.
March comes in like a
It makes kites fly
__________ makes it hard to see.
Its supposed to rain today. Take an
March winds bring April
A loud noise associated with storms
No matter how long this season lasts, spring is sure to follow
Not too hot
If its foggy in the morning, it will be in the day
Not too cold
This gives light to help plants grow.
Rain mixed with dirt.
Dark clouds often bring this.
Hold onlto your hat. It's today.
I may be white and puffy or dark and threatening.
flashes in the sky.
This turns green as days grow warmer.
April showers bring May
Rain leaves these behind on the ground
I can be seen after a storm
These bud with new leaves in early spring.
This windery substance sometimes falls in the spring.
March goes out like a
A rainstorm that includes lightning or thunder
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
The height above Earth's surface
A large region of air that has a similar temperature and humidity
When wind reaches more than 199 kilometers per hour
The force put on a given area by the weight of it
The layer of gasses closest to Earth
A meeting place between air masses
The transfer of heat through the movement of a gas or liquid
blows steadily in predictable directions and over long distances
The air that surrounds Earth
A rotating funnel-shaped cloud that contains winds that blow up to 480 kilometers per hour
a seasonal wind that brings heavy rain
The average weather conditions of a place or region
An ongoing movement of ocean water
ability to do work or cause change
type of energy that particles put together to create a reaction causing a chemical reaction
energy stores/saved up
energy in motion
electricity- charged particles repelling or actracting each other
type of energy when you hear it
used to power houses, provide light, and break down food
example of renewable energy
can never be created or destroyed, just transfered
potential and kinteic energy combined
type of energy when a ball sitting on a table
type of energy when rain falls
type of energy when a plane is landing
example of energy when a kid is at the top of the slide
what type of energy can change like kinetic
what energy depends on the mass and speed of an object
energy example when you shoot a basketball
Loss of trees and is no longer used for forests.
A reduction of a layer in the stratosphere.
Killing an animal out of season or without a license.
When a car burns fuel, CO2 is released.
Melting of the ice in the North and South.
using too much of something.
Also know as an Illness or sickness.
A change in global climate patterns.
The result of human practices like greenhouse gases.
Extracting oil from underground.
Contamination of the environment.
Extremely toxic waster.
Increasing population to unsustainable levels.
Contributes to greenhouse effects and may smell.
A water form due to certain pollutants in the atmosphere.
weather at a place usually over a period of years
a region of reduced rainfall on the lee side of high mountains
the heat in calories required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance one degree Celsius
the essentially uniform local climate of a usually small site or habitat
a time in the distant past when a large part of the world was covered with ice
a warm period between glacial epochs
a flow of unusually warm water along the western coast of South America that causes many changes in weather in other places
the rain that falls during this season
a long period of time during which there is very little or no rain
the recent increase in the world's temperature that is believed to be caused by the increase of certain gases
gases that pollute the air and cause the warming of the Earth's atmosphere
the act or result of cutting down or burning all the trees in an area
Layers of gas that surround a planet
The force that air puts on an area
A tool used to measure air pressure
The average weather conditions in an area
Anvil-shaped cloud that is often involved in heavy or violent storms: AKA thunderheads
The transfer of heat from one place to another caused by movements of molecules
Process in which matter changes from a liquid to a gas
A rotating, funnel-shaped cloud
In weather, the boundary between two masses of air with different properties
Angular distance north and south of the equator
The study of patterns of weather
Water that is released from clouds in the sky, including rain, snow, sleet, hail, and freezing rain
Frozen rain or precipitation in the form of ice pallets
Weather system that produces heavy precipitation, winds, lightning, and thunder
A funnel-shaped cloud or column of air that rotates at high speeds and extends downward from a cloud to the ground
A storm with strong winds and rain that forms over tropical waters
Small, icy balls that fall from the sky
A region of low pressure with counter-clockwise wind rotation developing into a hurricane or tropical storm
Extremely cold climate located near the North and South Poles and on the tops of mountains; receives very little precipitation and has no trees
A hurricane or tropical storm originating in the pacific ocean
A measure of how much water is in something
The slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climate change
A low-lying cloud characterized by a thin, layered, sheet-like appearance
A high-lying cloud that is small, high, patched clouds, in rows
The transfer of thermal energy
Low to mid level clouds. Dark, widespread, and formless
Thin, wispy looking clouds; commonly found at heights greater than 6km
Large, fluffy, white clouds, often seen in fair skies
Precipitation that forms ice crystals
The movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences